Aqua Life 5194 Retarder is a water-base additive used to retard Aqua Series inks from drying in the screen too fast. Simply add 5% by weight to any Aqua Series water-base ink and it will improve printability by extending the open time of the screen mesh.


Ideal Fabric: N/A

Mesh: N/A

Squegee: N/A

Stencil: Water-proof stencils only.

Curing: N/A

Pigment Loading: N/A

Additive: Maximum 5% by weight

Storage: 60°-90° F (30°-45°C) with lids closed.

Cleaning: Clean screens with lukewarm water and mild detergents

Always test finished prints for curing, opacity, adhesion and desired effect prior to beginning full production runs. Lancer Group International cannot guarantee the results or back claims that this ink will test PVC-free or phthalate-free if any additive other than an additive manufactured by Lancer Group International is used to modify the ink. Test results by a third-party laboratory verifying all components used to produce this ink are phthalate-free and lead-free are available upon request.